The euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.0%, down from 8.1% in March 2021
and up from 7.3% in April 2020. The EU unemployment rate was 7.3% in April 2021, stable compared with March
2021 and up from 6.7% in April 2020. Eurostat estimates that 15.380 million men and women in the EU, of whom 13.030 million in the euro area, were
unemployed in April 2021. Compared with March 2021, the number of persons unemployed decreased by 165 000
in the EU and by 134 000 in the euro area.
Source: Eurostat, https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/documents/2995521/11563107/3-01062021-BP-EN.pdf/fefaeb52-a040-12ae-5c63-fd7ab4b59bbd?t=1622535776079.
Prepared by the team of CzechTrade office in New York.